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Revealed: The Lux Awards 2017 official shortlist

Who will pick up a coveted Lux Award trophy on 16 November? It's the ultimate stamp of approval from an independent team of experts.


HERE it is…the complete and official shortlist to the most hotly anticipated Lux Awards in years.

It includes the names of those in contention for manufacturer of the year, client of the year and SLL young lighter of the year as well as inspirational projects and ground-breaking digital technologies that were unthinkable a few years ago.

All projects have been visited by expert judges while samples of the products have been rigorously assessed and tested. Even suppliers have been quizzed in Dragons’ Den-style presentations. 


The official Lux Awards 2017 Shortlist


Retail Lighting Project of the Year

In association with Aurora Lighting

Ground floor, Harvey Nichols, London – PJC Light Studio
The Light Leeds – Hoare Lea
Sunset Walk, Centre MK, Milton Keynes – Lighting Design International
Varana, London – PJC Light Studio


Industrial and Transport Lighting Project of the Year

The most outstanding lighting project in the industrial and transport sector

In association with Helvar

Handyside Car Park, Kings Cross, London – Nualight
Pritchitt Foods, Newtownards, Northern Ireland – Resourceable Ltd
Port of Nigg, Scotland – Holophane Europe
Thakeham Farm – Megaman


Hospitality, Leisure and Faith Project of the Year

The most outstanding project in this sector, inc. hotels, restaurants, sports and places of worship

In association with eldoLED

Fairmont St Andrews, Scotland – dpa lighting consultants
Greenwich Market, London – Hoare Lea
Mathematics: The Winton Gallery, Science Museum, London – Arup
Reform Club, London – Connected Light


Office, Education and Healthcare Lighting Project of the Year

The most outstanding project in the workplace, education and healthcare sector

In association with Waldmann

Arts Centre, Pipers Corner School, High Wycombe – CBG Consultants
Arup, Sheffield – Arup
Dunnhumby, London – Troup Bywaters + Anders
Land Securities, London – BDP
Maggie’s Oldham – Atelier Ten                                                                                                           


Outdoor Lighting Project of the Year

The most outstanding project in the outdoor, public realm, façade and streetlighting sector

Nottingham Biocity – BDP
Oxford Street, London – Lighting Design International
Saint Blaise Square, Bradford –  City of Bradford
Vicarage Gate House, London – Syntax Lighting


Interior Luminaire of the Year

The year’s most ground-breaking interior light fitting.

In association with Philips

AXiO Linear -Aurora Lighting
The Blade – iGuzzini
CompoSe – Archilumo
HI-MAX – Luxonic
I90-P – Glamox
Litex Elite -Eaton
Palco Low Voltage Framer – iGuzzini
Vaero – Zumtobel
Valto – Filamento
ZipThree 707 – Vode Lighting


Exterior Luminaire of the Year

The year’s most ground-breaking exterior light fitting.

In association with CPN Lighting Control

Katana – DW Windsor
Light Up Adjustable – iGuzzini
Continulux – Footfall Lighting
3D LED Flex 40 – Radiant Architectural Lighting
Lif – Selux
CityMax – Holophane Europe
P860 – CU Phosco Lighting


Emergency Lighting Product of the Year

The most outstanding innovation in this sector including luminaires, testing systems and signage

In association with IDEL

EM ready2apply – Tridonic
i-P65+ – Eaton
Laser Diffraction Grating – Parhelion
Miresa – Remotian
Monitor – Liteplan
Omega -P4


Connected Lighting Innovation of the Year

Includes all VLC, IoT, Lifi, IP-based systems, data management and smart cities technologies.

In association with Arrow

IoT Node – Nedap
LiFi-X – pureLiFi
YellowDot technology – Philips


Connected Lighting Concept of the Year

The best use of IP-connected lighting including apps, software or service using the platform

In association with Gooee

Jim Cadman – Tesco
Jack Martin – Acoulite 
Yatish Narsi –  GRID
Gary Thornton – neolight
Matthew Walsh – Thorlux


Enabling Technology of the Year

The most exceptional development in sources, drivers, optics, thermal products and innovative materials

In association with IC Lighting

CubePower – Luminus Devices
Direct Mountable Chip – Nichia
InteGrade Premium White – Philips
Integrated Downlight – Harvard Engineering
Large Format LED Light Engine -Universal Science
Laser Diffraction Grating – Parhelion
Lucian High Power PLW7070 LEDs – Plessey Semiconductors
Programmable Multichannel Driver – Samsung
Xitanium SR Driver -Philips


Controls Product of the Year

The most outstanding innovation in this sector including control systems, interfaces, ECG and sensors

In association with LEDs Magazine

Easilite – Saturn LED
Easyfit Bluetooth switch – EnOcean
Encelium Wireless – Osram
LEDrose – Multiload Controls
Shockwave – Saco Technologies
zencontrol – cpn lighting control


Recycling Award

For exceptional achievement in the recycling of lamps and luminaires from refurbished projects

In association with Lumicom and Recolight

Procure Direct
Proven Energy Solutions


Manufacturer of the Year

The lighting equipment maker who has shown exceptional performance and innovation in 2017

In association with Osram

Astro Lighting
FUTURE Designs
Holophane Europe
Plessey Semiconductors


Client of the Year

The end user who has most embraced innovation in lighting in pursuit of its goals

In association with Tamlite

City of Bradford
Maggie’s Centres
Pipers Corner School


SLL Young Lighter of the Year

In association with Amerlux

Seren Dincel
Matt Hanbury
Amir Nezamdoost


Lux Person of the Year

The person who has made an outstanding contribution to the lighting industry in 2017

In association with Samsung

To be announced on the night


  • A table at the Lux Awards rewards clients, potential customers, employees and suppliers with an unforgettable evening and creates that all-important emotional connection to your brand. The glamorous evening includes a glittering networking drinks reception in the dramatic River Suite, the presentation ceremony and gala dinner and finally the rocking after-party until the early hours. See more information HERE.